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Sunday, July 17, 2011

♥Sea World PTU♥

**This tutorial was written & posted by DitzyDezigns on June 15th 2011**
***Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental & completely unintentional!!***


Supplies Needed :
Paint Shop Pro X2 (Any version should work)
Scrapkit - Sea World By Crazed Creations @ Scrappin Dollars

Plugins Used :
Eye Candy 5 Impact - Gradient Glow
Eye Candy 5 Impact - Glass

Fonts Used :
Impact (For main name)
Pixelette (For credit/copyright info)

Elements Used :
Sun
Dolphin 1 & Dolphin2
Lifesaver1
Turtle
Bucket 1 & Bucket 3
Button 2 & Button 4
Beachball 1
Anchor
Lobster
Octopus1
Seagull
Shell 1
Tree 1
Lighthouse 2
Waves 1
Sand

Lets Begin :

Start by opening a new 800 X 650 transparent canvas. (Don't worry you will crop off any unused canvas at the end of the tutorial)

Open your Sand element - Copy & Paste it as a new layer onto your canvas - then re-size it to 40%. Use your move tool & position your sand element to the right side of your canvas.

Go to your Layers Pallet - Right click on your Sand layer - now click Duplicate. Then use your move tool to position your duplicated Sand element towards the middle of your canvas, keeping it connected at one end to your original Sand element.

Now in still in your Layers Pallet - right click on your duplicated Sand layer - then click Duplicate, now again use your move tool & position your 3rd Sand element to the left side of your canvas. Keeping it connected at one end to your middle Sand element.

Open your Waves 1 element - Copy & Paste it as a new layer onto your canvas - then re-size it to 80%. 
Use your move tool & center your waves with your Sand elements.

Go to Adjust - click Sharpness then click Sharpen
Go to Effects - click 3D Effects- then click Drop Shadow.
(You can use my settings below or your own.)

INSERT DROP SHADOW SETTINGS HERE!!!!

Now in your layers pallet - move your Waves 1 layer down below all 3 of your Sand layers.

Now activate your text tool - set your font, size & color.
I used :
Font : Impact
Size : 225 Pixels
Color : #d21b1e
Type out your name as you would like it to appear on your tag.
Now click Apply.

Position your name so that it is center with your Waves 1 element & your 3 Sand elements.

In your layers pallet - move your name layer down below all 3 of your Sand layers. However, keep your name layer above your Waves 1 layer.
(We will come back to your name in a bit)

Open your Tree 1 element - Copy & paste it as a new layer onto your canvas - then re-size it to 50%. Go to Image - then click Mirror.
Now use your move tool & position your tree to the right side of your canvas. Placing it so that it is covering the edge of your waves element.

Go to Adjust - click Sharpness then click Sharpen.
Apply a drop shadow. (use same settings you have been using)

Open your Lighthouse2 element - Copy & paste it as a new layer onto your canvas - then re-size it to 50%. Use your move tool to position your Lighthouse2 element to the left side of your canvas.
Place it so that it is covering the edge of your Waves1  & Sand elements.
Then go to Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen.
Apply a drop shadow. (Same settings)

Open your Shell1 element - Copy & paste it as a new layer onto your canvas - then re-size it to 15%. Use your move tool to position it to your liking.
Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen
Apply a drop shadow.

Open your Seagull1 element - Copy & paste it as a new layer onto your canvas - then re-size it to 30%. Use your move tool to position it above your name.
Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen
Apply a drop shadow.

Go to your layers pallet - right click on your Seagull1 element - then click Duplicate. Then go to Image - click Mirror. Now use your move tool to adjust the position of your duplicated Seagull1 element to your liking.

Open your Octopus1 element - Copy & paste it as a new layer onto your canvas - then re-size it to 20%. Position it to your liking.
Sharpen & apply a drop shadow.

Open your Lobster element - Copy & paste it as a new layer onto your canvas - then re-size it to 20%.
Use your move tool & position your Lobster element to your liking.

Open your Dolphin element - Copy & paste it as a new layer onto your canvas - then re-size it to 30%. Position it above your name.
Sharpen & apply a drop shadow.

Now go to your layers pallet - Move your dolphin layer down below both of your Waves1 layers so that the tail end of the dolphin appears to be coming up out of the water.

Open your Anchor element - Copy & paste it as a new layer onto your canvas - then re-size it to 30%. Position it to your liking.
Sharpen & apply a drop shadow.

Open your Beachball1 element - Copy & Paste it as a new layer onto your canvas - then re-size it to 25%. Position it to your liking.
Sharpen & apply a drop shadow.

Open your Bucket3 element - Copy & paste it as a new layer onto your canvas - then re-size it to 20%. Position it to your liking.
Sharpen & apply a drop shadow.

Open your Button4 element - Copy & paste it as a new layer onto your canvas, then re-size it to 15%. Position it to your liking.
Sharpen & apply a drop shadow.

Open your Bucket1 element - Copy & paste it as a new layer onto your canvas then re-size it to 15%. Position it to your liking.
Sharpen & apply a drop shadow.

Open your Button2 element - Copy & paste it as a new layer onto your canvas - then re-size it to 15%. Position it to your liking.
Sharpen & apply a drop shadow.

Open your Turtle element - Copy & paste it as a new layer onto your canvas then re-size it to 20%. Position it to your liking.
Sharpen & apply a drop shadow.

Open your Lifesaver1 element - Copy & paste it as a new layer onto your canvas - then re-size it to 25%. Position it to your liking.
Sharpen & apply a drop shadow.

Open your Dolphin 2 element - Copy & paste it as a new layer onto your canvas - then re-size it to 25%. Position it above your name & waves.
Sharpen & apply a drop shadow.

In your layers pallet - move your Dolphin2 layer below your Waves1 layer.

Open your Sun element - Copy & paste it as a new layer onto your canvas - then re-size it to 20%. Position it above your name to the right.
Sharpen & apply a drop shadow.

Go to your layers pallet - right click on your top Sand layer - then click Merge - then from the slide out menu click Merge Down.

Now right click on your newly merged sand layer - then from the menu  click Merge Down.
Now all 3 of your Sand layers should be all 1 layer.

Now go to Adjust - click Add/Remove Noise - then click Add Noise, set it to Uniform, 40, then make sure your Monochrome box is checked, then click Ok.

Now add any copyright OR credit information that needs to be added.
For my credit information I used :
Font : Pixelette
Size : 12 Pixels
Color : #d21b1e
Then I applied a gradient glow to make it stand out more.
To apply a gradient glow - you will need Eye Candy 5 Impact - Gradient Glow.
Go to Effects - Plugins - Eye Candy 5 Impact - Gradient Glow
(You can use my settings below or your own)
Click Ok.

Now go to your layers pallet - Right click on your Name layer - then click Convert To Raster Layer. 
Now go to Effects - Plugins - Eye Candy 5 Impact - Gradient Glow.
(You can use my settings below or your own. These settings are slightly different than the ones I used for my credit info)
Click Ok.

Now apply a drop shadow to your name.


Now activate your Magic Wand tool, then go to your canvas & click inside EACH letter in your name. (If your name has an i in it, make sure you click the dot up your i as well.)

Once all your letters are selected -go to Effects - Plugins - Eye Candy 5 Impact - Glass
(You can use my settings or your own.)
Click Ok

Still keeping all your letters selected - go to Adjust - click Add/Remove Noise - then click Add Noise from the slide out menu.
Click Ok.

Now go to Selections & click Select None.

Now go to your layers pallet - right click on any layer then click Merge - then from the slide out menu click Merge Visible.

Now activate your Crop Tool, then crop off any access canvas that you did not use.

Now you may want to re-size your tag, depending on the size you need to use it where you plan on using it.

Now all that is left is to save your tag as a PNG file & you have completed this tutorial!!♥

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Hiya Everyone! My name is Ronney, I have 3 wonderful teenagers, and have been married to my husband for 20 years. I LOVE to design signatures, tags & avatars, I design with PSP, and have been designing for over 2 1/2 years. I will be not only designing signatures, tags & avatars but will also be writing & posting tutorials as well. I will also be making some templates to share with you all as well. So I hope you enjoy and can use everything I have available on my blog :-) If you ever try any of my tutorials,please send me your completed designs and I would love to showcase it here on my blog!
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